Cheryl Butler Archive
Do you ever feel like you just don't have enough time this time of year? Cheryl Butler shares ten things she's going to do to make this time of year time well-spent.
Cheryl Butler, a mom of eight, shares driving advice that's helpful both on and off the road.
We have high-tech apps for everything from social networking to tracking the latest storm. Isn’t it about time we have a super helpful App to help families keep on task? Grab your smart phones, droids, iPads etc.
With Mother’s Day on tap, I was recently asked to describe my parenting style. While making small talk at the playground, my new acquaintance found out that I’m the mom of 8 kids. Because I was decked
I think I’ve admitted this in public before, but allow me to share once more that January and February are two of my favorite months of the year. No, I don’t ski, have a Caribbean condo to
Once that mesmerizing bejeweled ball drops in Times Square, New Year’s hugs, kisses, and unwavering resolutions are exchanged from one end of the country to the other. Champagne toasts are giddily declared as well intending folks across
Pay no attention to the yards of yellow tape currently draped around our home, and don’t worry—it doesn’t indicate a crime scene—but possibly something just as ugly—a construction site. Make that a “Holiday” construction site! Regardless of
As the mother of eight, if I’ve done the calculations correctly, I’ve attended over 65 open houses to date at the beginning of each new school year. These events are certainly status quo but are also pivotal
I was recently asked how my large family made ends meet, and did we get by on things like mac & cheese, accepting hand-me downs, and have to spend the majority of our free time doing affordable
Two of my eight children have their driver’s licenses and two more are currently learning how to drive. The entire process from permit to road test has provided me more excitement than one human being should ever
Whether you’ve been cooking for yourself, spouse, your dog, or family of ten like I’ve been doing for so long how many times have you served dinner and then cringed at the sight of it? I’m not
During the four plus very long (painfully long) months of baseball season, I jump out of bed each morning and start my day with a wee moment of silence in which I pray for three very simple
I’m on a literary high at the moment. As the school year winds down and the balmy days of summer arrive, I can think of nothing more I want to do this summer than read. I believe
For the past year I’ve been rambling away to anyone who will listen that I am desperate to try a Caribbean makeover in our home. I’m not talking about scattering actual sand throughout the family room or
Nearly ten years ago I experienced one of those defining moments that has completely changed my life—and definitely for the better! It wasn’t the purchase of a grand new home, a dream vacation to Hawaii or discovering